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Ruffles and rapiers

Blodwen Davies

Ruffles and rapiers

being the half-forgotten romances of the gallant women and doughty men in the days of colonial adventure

by Blodwen Davies

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementset down by Blodwen Davies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14892842M

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His latest book, On Conan Doyle, was published in by. Always ready to cross a new frontier, Davies type-set and printed by hand the first edition of copies of her book PADDLE AND PALETTE ().

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played a conservative part in the game of life, displaying their respect for their forefathers by doing as then-forefathers did. If Americans were to follow the same custom, we would still be wearing powdered wigs, knee breeches, embroidered coats, ruffles, buckled shoes, and rapiers; or coonskin caps, leather coats, and leggings with buckskin fringes, moccasins.

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